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Charlotte East


Sara is a London based Theatre and Film Director making work with a political drive.

Her work is concept driven with a clear and often epic artistic style, all supporting her interrogation of the complexities of the human experience. 

Sara has directed and assisted at venues such as The Almeida Theatre, The Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Bristol Old Vic, Gate Theatre, The Actor's Church, Royal & Derngate.

Sara was the Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse 2020-2022 and is an Associate Artist at the Watermill Theatre. 

She was one of the directors of the now disbanded Diversity School Initiative, a charity seeking to support and enhance diversity in UK drama schools. 


Bristol Old Vic Theatre School - Drama Directing MA

King's College London - English Literature BA

Awards & Nominations:

Michael Grandage Company Bursary Award 2019

Nominated for the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund

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